This is an analysis of the poem Half-Breed that begins with:
Fathers with eyes of ancient ire,
Old eagles shorn of flight,...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abccb dXddX eaeea XfggfXfffff
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 5,5,5,11,
- Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: enclosed rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 10010101 110101 0101011110 111010101010 11001011 110100111 1010101010 0001110101 0010100111 101110010 1101001011 00100101 0010110111 1010100111 10011001 110100100 1011111 111100111 1010100111 00110111 10110111 1100111 111110111 00101101101 10100111
- Amount of stanzas: 5
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 189
- Average number of words per stanza: 39
- Amount of lines: 25
- Average number of symbols per line: 37 (medium-length strings)
- Average number of words per line: 8
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; of, and are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words of, and are repeated.
If you write a school or university poetry essay, you should Include in your explanation of the poem:
- summary of Half-Breed;
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
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